The Illustrated Science Monthly Volume 3-4

The Illustrated Science Monthly Volume 3-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...at Tortosa and at Barcelona, is identical with that of Koch, also with that of Van Ermengem, but differs from that of Finckler and Prior, found in sporadic cholera. The morphology of the phytoparasite as set forth by Dr. Ferran is confirmed by the conclusions of the Commission. Hypodermic injections of the liquids of culture have, with the guinea-pig, a pathogenic action analogous to that of Asiatic cholera--marked coldness, convulsive movements, and blueness, but without producing in the method of operating, the gastrointestinal disturbances and subordinate symptoms. Infected blood reproduces the characteristic forms of the micro-organism, which is again transmissible. To this report were added clinical accounts of twenty persons vaccinated by Dr. Ferran. The same phenomena were observed, but with less development and violence, seeing the small quantity injected. Eight of them, who submitted to a second inoculation of more active culture, showed themselves inapt for a second dose. In a letter of April 24th Dr. Ferran has announced that he was experimenting on a large scale at Valentia with the doctors of the town on the value of preventive cholerization. The staff of the Taragona-Almansa-Valentia railway, part of the garrison of Valentia, and a crowd of persons enthusiastic for this choleraic vaccination, have been vaccinated under his care. Aseptol.--Aseptol, or orthoxypheny sulphurous acid, has been known since 1841 as the product of the combination at ordinary temperatures of con centrated sulphuric acid and phenic acid in equal equivalents. It is a syrupy fluid at 153 C, which becomes viscous at a slightly lower temperature, unctuous to the touch like glycerine, having an odour suggestive of phenol, but more agreeable. It has a...show more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 649g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881168
  • 9781236881168